Theresa May's new Northern Powerhouse will include the North East
Prime Minister Theresa May has insisted her Government is still committed to the “Northern Powerhouse”.
But she said she wanted to ensure it benefitted cities such as Newcastle and Sunderland.
It follows claims that the Northern Powerhouse policy, championed by former Chancellor George Osborne, focused too much on Manchester.
Mrs May was speaking to the Chronicle as Conservatives gathered for their annual conference, taking place in Birmingham.
She said she wanted to create an economy “where we see the benefits of growth being spread across the country”.
However the Northern Powerhouse... read more
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